(CNN) Colorado officials are asking residents in Jamestown to make evacuation plans as firefighters continue battling the newly sparked CalWood Fire. The fire began around noon Saturday north of Jamestown, according to Gabi Boerkircher, spokesperson for Boulder Officer of Emergency Management. Close to 900 homes are in the evacuation area, a tweet from the Boulder Office of Emergency Management said Saturday night. Jamestown is in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles northwest of Boulder and about 43 miles northwest of Denver. It has grown to 7,064 acres since it sparked around noon Saturday, Boulder OEM said.
Source: CNN October 18, 2020 01:16 UTC